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't. joining us now on the phone retired u.s. air force colonel, current nasa astronauts dr. coleman spent more than 4,000 hours in space aboard the space shuttle columbia on board the international space station, she's done it all. dr. coleman, katie, great to have you here. >> it's nice to be there. >> jamie: what is that anniversary, that date, today, mean to you? >> well, the fact that it's 40 years since apollo 17, in some ways, it seems like such a big number and yet, i think that what we've done in the meantime is just simply amazing and to think back this is the last time that we had people that walked on the moon, whatever we had one of these anniversaries, i call a friend of mine, andy tinken, wrote "a man on the moon", what were they thinking, what was it like for them. what kind of a mission. apparently apollo 17 broke all the records, it was the longest mission and they brought back the most lunar samples and longest time in lunar orbit and simply amazing mission and so, you know, in early december here in 2012 to celebrate 40 years, it makes me really proud of what i do today. >>
from nasa has caused quite a stir. >> it's one for the history books. looking really good. >> this morning we'll talk with neil degrasse tyson about what we'll hear. >> can ford reinvent a classic american car? alan mulally tell us why it >>> this portion of cbs "this morning" is sponsored by kay jewellers. every kiss begins with kay. oh. right. kay. [ female announcer ] it's true, every kiss does begin with kay. where you can save up to 30% on these diamond fashions. at kay, the number-one jewelry store in america. ♪ ohhhh. right. ♪ every kiss begins with kay yeah we both relieve coughs, sneezing, aches, fevers. and i relieve nasal congestion. overachiever. [ female announcer ] tylenol® cold multi-symptom nighttime relieves nasal congestion. nyquil® cold and flu doesn't. nespresso. where i never have to compromise on anything. ♪ where just one touch creates the perfect coffee. where every cappuccino and latte is only made with fresh milk. and where the staff is exceptionally friendly. ♪ nespresso. what else? ♪ she doesn't even though our really get us. and she
's giveaway. >> thank you. we're getting spectacular new pictures of nasa today of the planet earth. these nighttime views are called the black marble. they're made up of composite data. nasa says the satellite is so sensitive, it can detect light from just a single ship at sea. >> wow. >> that's pretty incredible. >> really incredible. and i can see why they call it marble. looks like extraordinary marble, doesn't it? >> looks like what my mother used to trip over all the time. >> straight ahead on wjz eyewitness news at 4:00. shocking scene. the ground collapses in turkey, injuring at least one person. >>> police rush in to arrest a suspect and his family blocks the way. >>> and we are back to normal mid-december temperatures. and it may warm up just in time for the weekend. bob is updating your first warning forecast. [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury
from space. nasa was able to show us this image, thanks to a new satellite equipped with something called visible infrared suite. but this image of the globe from space is not what you might think it is. we do not have a camera far enough away from earth to get an image of the whole thing. it's a composite knitted together from data taken by the satellite as it made several passes around the earth. lots of the cool pictures you see like of hurricanes from earth are actually composites. anything close enough to the earth to be held by its gravitational pull is also too close to get a whole earth picture. for perspective, this is what the earth looks like from the international space station. you can't really see the whole thing at once. only a couple dozen earthlings have ever been far enough from the earth to see the whole thing. like the crew of apollo 8, who took this picture commonly known as earth rise from the window of the craft as they operatored the moon in 1968. unfortunately, nearly half the earth was in shadow. an unmanned soviet spacecraft called zan 7 got this shot dur
. debra wrigley of ktrk has the story. >> reporter: from a nasa camera, it looked like a bright light above the earth. these are from eyewitness viewers around the houston area. just as day was breaking a bright flash of light that some people thought was lightning. >> i was like i guess it's going to rain. >> reporter: it wasn't the weather and it was spotted all around texas. this map just a sampling of sightings in the houston area, and these are some of the pictures sent to abc 13.com showing a small area of colored light. others showing a trail behind it. and people have been talking about it all day. >> taking a picture of the sky like a big flash. >> co-workers who are talking about did you hear about the flash this morning? i'm like flash? should i be concerned. >> reporter: at the houston museum of natural science, not concern, but a lot of curiosity. >> it's going so fast it actually gets through the atmosphere. >> the museum's astronomer suspects it's a meteorite, a small piece of rock burning through space. if it meets the criteria. >> did it make a trail, did it actually
. morning showers in st. louis, 62 degrees. rain in seattle, 52 degrees. >>> nasa's voyager one has made a another startling discovery, a magnetic highway at the edge of the solar system. the probe was launched 35 years ago and is about 11 billion miles from earth. scientists say the magnetic highway is the last layer between the solar system and interstellar space and could take two to three years to cross. on mars, curiosity may have found signs of life. scientists said on monday the rover found hints of carbon, an essential building block for life. the problem, though, scientists aren't sure where they carbon came from. they say it could have been from the red planet or could have come from comets or asteroids or could have been brought by the rover itself. >>> the twitterverse has a new member. the pope. starting next wednesday, pope benedict will send his first tweet. it is a verified account, i did check earlier. he'll tweet in eight different languages. the english version already has plrn 3 -- more than 325,000 followers. the vatican says the pope doesn't plan to follow anyone on
from space. look. nasa released brand new images, the continents lit up, asia and australia, africa and europe, south america and north america. the united states, a beacon of light, right there across the galaxy. >>> and our person tonight is dave brubeck, the man who put the urgent pulse into american jazz. he died at the age of 91, after a life of breaking through racial barriers and musical ones. before brubeck, this was the simple rhythm of most jazz songs. listen. ♪ but after brubeck, the famous five-four rhythm that rocked the world. here it is. ♪ dave brubeck. and we know there are people and videos that capture your imagination every day, so, tweet me your thoughts for the "instant index," @dianesawyer. >>> and, coming up right now, we have a test for you. is this the queen of england? >> my dear, thank you so much. >> or, is this the queen of england? >> thank you for inviting me. >> do you know which one is the imposter? stay tuned. made a commitment to the gulf. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, th
sister kate. >>> the $8 million man and nasa's high res look at you on our planet earth. good morning, everyone. i'm lynn berry. this week president obama puts syrian leader bahsar al assad on notice about the use of chemical weapons. and now we know why. pentagon sources tell nbc news that syria is preparing chemical weapons for the possible use against the military people in the form of aerial bombs. jim miklaszewski reports. >> reporter: as the fighting grows more intense and syrian rebels close in on damascus, the syrian regime has turned increasingly desperate. u.s. officials tell nbc news the syrian military loaded the precursor chemicals for sarn nerve gas into aerial bombs. that could be dropped from dozens of syrian fighter bombers. this week u.s. intelligence detected a flurry of activity at chemical weapons sites like this one. while u.s. officials confirm the precursor chemicals are loaded, they must still be mixed together to create the deadly sarin gas. the development shook the world. president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton issued strong warnings to syria
. nasa turned to solar cells as a sourt of power for the satellites. at the time they cost literally hundreds of dollars per watt. nasa didn't care, right? >> it's nasa. >> over the last decades the cost of solar cells has come down and down and down. the efficiency, the conversion efficiency has continued to go up and up and up, right? now you've got solar cells that are produced for under a dollar a watt. just in the last few years they came down a factor of three thanks to the chinese that ramped up production and made 50% of it. >> put some numbers around. this the price of solar panels have come down 46% since the first quarter of 2010. >> that's crazy. >> it's incredible. >> i'm glad that you cued up the international discussion. there's a lot of exciting stuff happening internationally. it's important for americans to hear this can be done. it doesn't have to be this sort of after thought welfare case. it can be integrated into how a nation gets its power. more on that after this break. >>> in germany right now there's been a real revolutionary transformation of the grid there
involved in this? i wanted to be an astronaut as a kid. it really did. then i went to nasa and realized i couldn't sit in the capsule. 9 years old i moved on and thought what about business anchor and then i moved on to try to save the world from the fiscal mess as you can see. now you know. >> eric: hello, everybody. i'm eric bolling with andrea tantaros, bob beckel, dana perino, and greg gutfeld. it's 5:00 in new york city. this is "the five." ♪ ♪ brand new details in the murder-suicide of n.f.l. star jovan belcher and cassandra perkins. the kansas city star and the "new york post" report that belcher spent the night drinking and partying with a girl named britney glass, at a popular bar district in downtown kansas city. belcher drove miss glass home, dropped her off and passed out in misbentley. 2:50 a.m., cops woke belcher up and told him not to drive. he called glass apt spent the next four hours in her apartment. at 6:45 a.m., he drove the bentley to his home where girlfriend perkins recently arrived with her own night out with friends. argument ensued and belcher shot perkins n
. kevin ford doesn't have to wait for nasa to release picture like that. he sees views from space every day. he is the commander of the international space station. just a warning before we start speaking, there's about an eight-second delay because we're transmitting a long way this morni morning. so is it morning or night up there, kevin? >> it's already afternoon on board the space station. and we've already done an almost what feels like to me a full day's work. i have a little bit more work after the interview right now. so right now we are in a night pass. we are in the northern hemisphere right now out over the pacific ocean. it's dark outside right now. we'll be in light in just a matter of about ten minutes. >> i was just going to ask you that. how can you tell the difference between night and day? because, you know, in my mind it's always dark up there. >> well, the -- space is dark but, of course, when we're on the sun side of the earth, we're in full lumination and have the reflection of the earth below us, beautiful blue earth and we're in daylight. only on the back side of
at citi.com/pricerewind. >>> new assurances this week from nasa that the world will not end on december 21st. people around the globe are stockpiling supplies just in case. joining me now an astronomy professor in california. thank you for being here. i'm so glad to talk with you about this. there's so much attention on this mayan calendar. supposedly signalling an end to the world on december 21st. what's the truth, andrew, behind this calendar? does it really predict the world's end? >> i like to call this fiction science instead of science fiction. this is completely baseless. there's not a shred of evidence in favor of it. but it sure is a lot of fun to be worrying about the end of the world. hollywood knows that, too. as far as the mayan calendar is considered, alex, this is a complete misunderstanding of how calendars work. look, we faced this kind of calendar cliff every year when on december 31 you run out of pages on your calendar. you don't think it's the end of the world. you just think it's time to go to the stationery store and buy a new calendar. we are according to some expe
in the philippines. officials say millions of people could be affected. >>> nasa's curiosity space rover has discovered evidence of organic compounds on mars. samples of dust and sand from a dune on mars appear to contain carbon, sulfur and chlorine compounds. but scientist here's on earth aren't sure what to make of those findings and whether they could be a sign of life on the red planet. >>> nhl labor talks set to resume today. a small group of owners and players will be there. but the league's commissioner and the head of the players union will not attend. >> that will be productive. >> the nhl labor lockout is in its 79th day and all games through december 14th have already been canceled >> 46 minutes past the hour. soledad o'brien joins us now with a look at what is ahead on "starting point." >> good morning, everybody. former british prime minister tony blair is our guest this morning. going to talk about iran, going to talk about syria, going to talk about the fiscal cliff impact on the world economy, and of course, the baby. coming out of buckingham palace. eventually. also, republi
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